Should Hybrid and Electric Cars Have to Sound Like Regular Cars?
Should Hybrid and Electric Cars Have to Sound Like Regular Cars? / Emily Barger @theatlanticcities | The distinct buzz or humming sound that cities produce comes primarily from motor vehicles. Tires on roads, accelerating engines, and that Doppler whoosh of boxy objects speeding by all contribute to the noise. Change the sound of cars, and you could effectively change the sound of cities [...] | #socialcities #socialdesign
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How Many Electric Car Charging Stations Are Actually Out There?
Hybrid and electric cars have gone pretty mainstream. But it's hard to get a sense of whether the charging infrastructure is keeping pace. Especially since there are lots of proposals for how we could transition away from the gas station model.